Vendor Feature : Olive Events

We love to show love for the great vendors that help make our events a success for our brides and grooms! Today we’re showcasing the talents of Olive Events Catering!  We’re sure that after this read…your mouth will be watering!

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Soirée: When did you get started in your business and how did it begin?

Olive Events Catering: 2008. I went to culinary school and dabbled in catering while working at a local restaurant. I loved that every event was different – new location, new clients, new menus!

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Soirée: What does the process look like for clients who work with you?

Olive Events Catering: Client relations is key to the success of our business. We host a private tasting for our clients and really get to know them. We have a greater understanding of what the most important aspects of the event are. When we meet one on one we can create the perfect event, start to finish.

Soirée: Describe your favorite wedding style.

Olive Events Catering: Our favorite wedding style is when the Bride and Groom use family traditions in unique modern ways. A recent Bride and her family love pies, so we baked hundreds of petite pies in several varieties including, Bourbon Pecan, Nectarine and Plum, Chocolate Silk and Apple.

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Soirée: What is your favorite season of the year and why?

Olive Events Catering: My favorite wedding season is Fall. There is nothing prettier than an outdoor Fall wedding reception. People are excited when the season changes – pumpkins, apples, twigs, leaves, vibrant colors.

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Soirée: Favorite reception cocktail?

Olive Events Catering: Seasonal cocktails that include infused liquors and herbs. We love Meyer lemon infused vodka with lavender syrup and thyme sprigs.

Soirée: What is quote you live by?

Olive Events Catering: “People rarely succeed unless they have fun in what they are doing” – Dale Carnegie

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Soirée: What is your favorite part of a wedding? Ceremony or reception? Why?

Olive Events Catering: Believe it or not, our favorite part of the wedding is the ceremony. We are sentimental old softies 🙂 !!!

 

A BIG thank you to Olive Events for letting us feature them today! We love having the opportunity to collaborate together and they always do a phenomenal job with our clients!

 

-Soirée Event Designs

Kansas City Wedding at the Midland : Chelsea and Andrew

A wedding day can be very bittersweet for a wedding planner.  On Chelsea and Andrew’s wedding day I was thrilled that they were beginning this next chapter of their lives together, but I was also so sad that it meant the conclusion of my time serving them!

Their February wedding brought beautiful sunshine and an incredible party!  Freeland Photography captured each moment so beautifully as you will see in the photos below.  Chelsea and Andrew Karle, thank you for letting me play a small part in this wonderful day! – Madi Sanders

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Planner : Madi Sanders with Soirée Event Designs

Photographer : Freeland Photography

Venue : The Midland Theatre

Florist : Beco Flowers

Catering : Brancato’s

Cake : Great Cakes Kansas City

Rentals : All Seasons Event Rental

Band : Patrick Lentz Band

Hotel : Crowne Plaza Downtown

 

Lauren and Sean : Kansas City Public Library Wedding

Lauren and Sean’s wedding day was a true celebration through and through. The ceremony was planned to be held at the bride’s parent’s home with a beautifully decorated chuppah and floral accents lining the aisle.  As it grew closer to ceremony start time, the skies grew darker and a heavy rainfall began.  Prepared with a necessary “rain plan” for an outdoor wedding, the ceremony was quickly moved to the Kansas City Public Library, the couple’s reception location.  A rain storm could not stop this couple from continuing on in celebrating their love. After Lauren and Sean were pronounced man and wife, the guests started the party with the traditional “Hava Nagila” and dancing continued all night long.

Congratulations to Lauren and Sean! It was a pleasure to be a part of your wedding day and we are so happy for you to begin your lives together!

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Event Coordinator: Jane Guest, Soiree Event Designs / Photographer: Baker Baker Photo / Ceremony venue: Kansas City Public Library Helzburg Auditorium / Reception venue: Kansas City Public Library Kirk Hall / Rentals: Celebration Party RentalsOfficiant: Shane Spangler / Florist: Branches and TwigsBridal gown: Monique Lhuillier / Hair: James with Pinkie CoutureMakeup: Mary Morrison / Caterer: Pierpont’s Catering / Cake: Rebekah Foster /  Band: Karen Davis Project